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How To Stop Watching Tv All Day And Start Doing Work

You can feel bad for hours about everything that goes wrong with your life. You wonder why your child is crying all the time. You wonder why you’re eating crappy food. For a long time, those were just thoughts, but today they’re real problems. Take five minutes to accept that now and then your world will come crashing down on you, whether it’s an emotional blowup or an economic one. Just like in “The Godfather,” get back on that horse. You have your life and your happiness to think and to do. Let’s get on.

I’ve been in a bit of a funk ever since the day that I bought my first TV. And it’s a pretty big problem. While my mind’s always been on how “worried” I was about all of the problems that I’m sure I’ll run into in my daily life, I was also completely oblivious to how horrible it feels to be surrounded by negativity.

And now that it’s more or less done with, I don’t think it’s all that surprising to me, either. To me it’s more of a matter of how it feels when you take the first steps to a new path. There is a sense of relief once you take that first step. There IS, however, the slight sensation that you didn’t need to do the “hard work” to get there. Like you just didn’t, you know, have to put in the work.

It’s the reason why so many people get stuck in situations where they can’t leave for a number of days or weeks. It’s why you’re stuck in bed, or stuck in an elevator, or stuck in a grocery store line waiting for items to be pulled off the shelves. It’s not a sign that you did something wrong, or were stupid, or did something wrong. It’s just the way it is.

There’s nothing wrong with that. There are no reasons why you needed to go that way. It simply is. And that’s okay. If it’s something that’s working for you, that’s great! But if it’s not working for you… well, that, too, is okay.

In my case (and it’s probably going to be similar for you), the TV was my ticket out of the house.

I was just happy to finally be able to watch cartoons again without needing to get a job. When you can get a job in a lot of places, you need an outlet to escape. My TV was my ticket. And… well, the rest is history, I guess.

It happened because I was so bored.

I had nothing to do other than watch cartoons. And watching cartoons was kind of nice! After work I’d go home and watch TV. But I realized at some point that I didn’t want to spend all week watching cartoons. I wanted to do some work too.

So I did. While working, I found a job that I hated. And when I quit working, and went home, and started watching cartoons, what a difference! I had a bit of a hobby to play with. And it gave me the time and energy I needed to spend the time to actually work, instead of watching cartoons all day.

That’s how my whole job was created. I got a ticket out of the house that gave me a means to be happy as my life took it’s course outside of the house.

So if you can find a way to get out of your house and into a job, then your life is going in the right direction. That’s awesome! That’s what life is all about. And this is what I’ve discovered to be true.

The one exception? If your life is going really badly (or you know you might eventually have to go back to it) and you can’t seem to get off of it. And then the best thing you can do is find a job that you’re miserable in. Find out what’s wrong with your work and find a way to deal with it.